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Catalina Island Casino Ballroom

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Address: 1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310 510 2000
Description: Few words can describe the ambiance of the Catalina Casino: it epitomizes...
Few words can describe the ambiance of the Catalina Casino: it epitomizes everything glamorous and romantic about Catalina Island. The one-of-a-kind venue is simply stunning inside, outside, and all around. If the meticulously decorated walls could talk, they’d tell countless stories of romance and celebration gathered from decades of memorable events. The immense, Deco-themed ballroom is large enough to contain weddings, large meetings or lectures or musical events. The Casino has retained its signature lavish style: a stunning medley of rose-hued walls, an arching, 50-foot ceiling with five Tiffany chandeliers, an elevated stage, raised seating areas surrounding the wooden dance floor, and a vintage full-service bar anchoring the back. A sweeping veranda surrounds the ballroom with stunning 360-degree views of Avalon Bay.
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What a beautiful room and the view of Avalon is awesome. My daughter keeps saying she wants to do her resection at the casino

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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El Monte, California
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El Monte, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful room and the view of Avalon is awesome. My daughter keeps saying she wants to do her resection at the casino

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Oak Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What a wonderful look back at yesteryear. It never was a casino, the name is Italian... It's right on the water, one of my favorite places on the Island

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our guide, Rebecca, was knowledgable and friendly. She clearly holds a personal affection for Catalina Island and enthusiastically shared facts and interesting stories about the Casino, making our visit most enjoyable. Excellent value.

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We opted for the "Behind the Casino Ballroom" tour and had an absolute AWESOME time! Our tour guide Bridgette, offered information from construction to acoustics to the many stars that had visited the island. It was informative and gorgeous and I'm so glad that my fiancee and I took the time to attend.

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Long Beach, California
11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I did get to do sightseeing for the casino tour but the inside casino was closed for a movie night. I hope they open their doors to do touring inside the casino.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Don't miss taking a tour of the ballroom/casino. Gorgeous view, intriguing history. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We enjoyed hearing about all the events held at the ballroom as well as different stars from the 30's and 40's that came here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It will take a 25 minutes walk from the green pier to the 'casino'. Right behind is small hill, what I heard about is that, there are villas and the independent villas belong to the celebrities like Madonna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I heard you can have weddings and other events, if planned ahead... Sometime in the 1940's they had a dance event and at one time accommodated 6200 people...Amazing!

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Take the shorter guided tour for a quick and amazing trip back in time. When you reach the ballroom, I recommend laying down underneath the center of the dancefloor and look up.

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Address: 1 Casino Way, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
Phone Number: 310 510 2000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon

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